She focuses on banking, financial and securities matters and project financing (with emphasis on projects in waste-to-energy power plant in Italy and abroad, airport, toll road, biomass plants, and wind-farms), restructuring and export credit. She has lectured in several masters and post-graduate courses, mainly on banking and financial matters.
She obtained her Law Degree, magna cum laude, at the University of Bari in 1996. She then spent a six-month period at the University of Frankfurt within a research program, and a three-month period as a visiting scholar at the Yale Law School, USA. In 2000, she successfully completed her Ph.D. Studies at the Scuola Superiore di Studi Universitari e di Perfezionamento “S.Anna”, in Pisa.
WEALTH & FINANCE INTERNATIONAL – 2017 BEST FINANCIAL LAW ATTORNEY ITALY
Silvia Dell’Atti – Macchi di Cellere Gangemi
CHAMBERS EUROPE – 2017
Silvia Dell’Atti excels in banking and finance with a particular focus on project finance. Sources describe her as a “very bright lawyer.”
CHAMBERS EUROPE – 2016
Silvia Dell’Atti, ranked this year as an up-and-coming practitioner, is recommended for her work in renegotiation of existing financing for energy projects.
CHAMBERS GOBAL – 2015
Silvia Dell’Atti of Macchi di Cellere Gangemi’s practice spans banking and finance and project finance, with a focus on the infrastructure and renewable energy industries.
IFLR 100 – 2014
Macchi di Cellere Gangemi is best known for its project finance practice and more specifically its energy and utilities infrastructure practice, where even in a slow market it continued to pick up mandates related to solar, wind and biogas plant financings. “In project finance for renewable assets Macchi di Cellere is, in our view, superior to its competitors,” says one client and another agrees. Examples of this sector strength from last year include acting for BIIS and Kinesis on a photovoltaic financing; advising ICQ group on the financing of a wind farm; assisting the lender banks on a separate wind farm deal in Apulia; and advising on biogas plant financings in the Emilio Romagna and Basilicata regions.
Managing partner Claudio Visco heads the wider banking and finance team with Silvia Dell’Atti. Last year the team acted on a credit facility for Trevi Finanziaria Industriale and Drillmec and in the capital markets assisted Cassa di Risparmio di Cento on the establishment of a medium term note programme.
LEGAL 500 – 2014
Energy, Macchi di Cellere Gangemi is a second tier firm: Macchi di Cellere Gangemi has substantial experience in renewable energy, electricity, oil and gas; its work ranges from advising development projects such as thermal power plants to advice on green certificates trading. The practice is also expert in energy efficiency law. Milan-based Claudio Visco heads the department which includes project finance specialist Silvia Dell’Atti in Rome.
IFLR 1000– 2013
Project Finance: Driving the project finance practice at Macchi di Cellere Gangemi are Claudio Visco and Silvia Dell’Atti who last year worked for MPS Capital Services Banca, Efibanca and UniCredit MedioCredito Centrale over the financing for a number of wind farms in Sicily. UniCredit called on the firm again along with Banca Infrastructure Innovazione e Sviluppo for the €115 million financing of a wind farm in Cortale. In a similar deal Sol In Build called in the firm to act on the financing for the development and construction of 6 photovoltaic plants with a capacity of 16.5 MW.
Admitted to Bar in 2000. She is member of the Bar of Rome. She is a member of the International Bar Association.
Languages: English, Italian, German